4:00pm Jun 23, 2017Music Music
This week, as gardens come in, people start out on summer trips to home places and family, we hear a selection of songs reflecting the southern attachment to home and hearth, and the tensions betwe
4:00pm Jun 16, 2017Music Music
The first of this year’s Across the Blue Ridge summer listening sessions brings us a wonderful selection of old and new songs and tunes demonstrating the many cultural crossroads in American tradit
4:00pm Jun 09, 2017Music Music
This week we hear a fabulous Muddy Creek Music Hall stage performance from The New Ballard’s Branch Bogtrotters, one of the finest mountain string bands performing today.
4:06pm Jun 02, 2017Music Music
This week, as the fiddlers’ convention season in the south really gets underway, we check out some songs and tunes old and new from the Virginia mountains. In the southwestern part of Virginia, Ga
4:00pm May 26, 2017Music Music
The allure of traditional southern music has spread across the U.S. and around the world. Case in point: David Bragger is a Los Angeles audio-video producer and musician.
4:00pm May 19, 2017Music Music
The Mountains of Music Homecoming is just around the bend. The movable feast of roots music takes place in communities around southwestern Virginia June 9-17.
4:00pm May 12, 2017Music Music
Mike “Lightnin’” Wells brings traditions together in his entertaining, informative and down-home one-man shows. His latest album, titled “O Lightnin’ Where Art Thou?”, displays his range as never
4:00pm May 05, 2017Music Music
This week we take a moment at Merlefest – not for the main stage acts, but with the community of jammers at festivals. Beyond that, we hear a fine selection of bluegrass and old time music with a
8:46am Apr 22, 2017
It started as a small festival, on a rural northwest North Carolina community college campus.
3:41pm Feb 07, 2017
Here's a great recollection from Carl Fleischhauer of working in t
6:55pm Feb 05, 2017
8:16am Jan 28, 2017
This week's Across the Blue Ridge profiles Alan Jabbour, the founding director of the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress, who recently died at age 74.